With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you may be thinking about all the ways you can surprise and delight the leading lady in your life. After all, it’s the perfect opportunity to show her just how much she means to you. While showering her with attention and love is highly advised, gifting her something special is an important way to show you care. Plus, she’ll have a delightful keepsake to remind her of your love!
While the classic Valentine’s Day gifts of roses and chocolate remain a sweet sentiment, giving her something a little more unique can make a big impression. Feeling overwhelmed? We get it. Finding a gift that hits all the right notes—thoughtful, personal, and utterly romantic—can be a bit stressful. That’s why we’ve scoured every source to find the perfect gift ideas for every woman, whether it's your girlfriend, fiancé, wife, or bestie. For the self-care queen, we found the perfect essentials like a cuddly robe from Natori and an at-home facial kit from BeautyBio. If she's more the outdoorsy type, she'll love the stylish Ace Fanny Pack from Dagne Dover.
Read on for the best Valentine's Day gifts for her.
Marie Poulle and Jean Gregoire Lovebox Spinning Heart Messenger
Whether your valentine is long distance or lives under the same roof, sending love messages is incredibly romantic. This modern take on the classic love note comes in the form of a bamboo box. Send a sweet sentiment using the easy-to-use app and the heart will spin, letting your love know a message awaits!
Lunya Washable Silk Set
She’ll look and feel great in these bestselling pajamas that are as comfortable as they are chic. Crafted of easy-care washable silk, she’ll have the luxury of sleeping in silk without the added hassle of a visit to the dry cleaner.
Dagne Dover Ace Fanny Pack
Whether she loves to hike, travel, or go to a concerts, a cute fanny pack like this one will change her life. No more tucking her phone or keys into her sports bra or leggings — she can stylishly and safely store them around her waist or ever her shoulder. Made from neoprene, this bag is water resistant and durable. With nearly 10 different shades, you can get it in her favorite color.
Jayne and James Custom Morse Code Necklace
This elegant necklace holds a secret—a morse code message for your valentine! Lovely and meaningful, it has a dainty design of dots and dashes that come together in a custom message meant just for you and your amour.
Pura Vida Engravable Heart Choker
This simple necklace makes such a sweet gift. You can engrave the little heart with both of your initials, a special date, or her constellation. Then choose between a silver or rose gold finish. She'll love wearing this subtle reminder of your love every day.
Milk Bar The Milk Bar Sampler
If your Valentine has a sweet tooth, this box of baked goods is sure to satisfy! Packed with a variety of tasty treats from the iconic NYC-based bakery Milk Bar, this gift is about as tasty as it gets.
Catia Creative Personalized Couples Portrait
She’ll really be feeling the love when she receives this handmade custom couple’s portrait. Personalize the artwork with names and a sentimental quote to complete this illustration of your love.
Maurices Hearts Oven Mitt & Spatula Set
If she's a baker, then she'll appreciate this cute baking set. It comes with an oven mitt, spatula, and pot holder. Better yet, bake something together for a cute at home date.
Urban Stems "The Couplet" Arrangement
Flowers are a gift that never goes out of style! This bouquet features an array of roses, mini calla lilies, ranunculus, and other blooms known for their romantic appeal. The lush arrangement of pink and purple flowers comes in a two-tone ceramic vase that will become a perfect keepsake long after the blossoms have lost their brilliance.
Veuve Clicquot Brut Rosé
It's time to pop the bubbly! If you're planning on proposing to your lady on Valentine's Day, then this calls for an extra special celebration. Toast to your love with an on-theme glass (or two) of the world's first blended pink champagne.
Slip Blossom Nights Pillowcase & Scrunchies Set
Give the gift of good rest with this silk pillowcase and scrunchie gift set. Crafted from pure silk, the scrunchies are less damaging than normal hair ties and the pillowcase keeps hair and skin silky. Talk about beauty sleep.
Diptyque Eau Rose Eau de Toilette
Sensual and sultry, the scent of a Rose is pure romance. Gifting her a lovely rose-scented perfume for Valentine’s Day is an apropos gift! This classic fragrance is inspired by the various scents in the life of the flower, from rosebud to full bloom—how romantic is that!
Mark & Graham Heart Leather Tassel Zipper Pouch Shadow Printed
This leather, heart-shaped pouch is personalized with a chic, shadow printed monogram. Perfect as a wallet, coin purse, or organizer, this is a gift that’s not only pretty—it’s useful too!
Brooklyn Candle Studio Love Potion Minimalist Candle
Jasmine, lavender, and mandarin are the stars of this gorgeous scented candle. Minimalist in design and compact in size, the candle has a brushed-gold lid that makes it perfect for the bedside or taking on your travels.
Sensual and passionate, the poems of Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda capture the richness and ardor of a lover’s feelings. While you may have poetic sentiments of your own, putting them to verse might be out of your lane. So leave it to Neruda, whose romantic prose says it all!
BeautyBio Spa Night In
If "more self care" is one of her resolutions for the new year, she'll love this kit. It comes with everything she needs for a facial at home, including the cleanser, treatment, washcloth, and silk headband to keep her hair dry. Who needs a spa when you can relax at home?
Sandrine Froehle A Dozen Reasons I Love You
Let your valentine know all the reasons they have your heart with this handmade birch keepsake box. Choose from a wide variety of sentimental reasons and add personal details to the lid to create a gift that’s brimming with love.
J.Crew Puff-Sleeve Heart Sweater
The best part about this sweater is that she can wear it long beyond Valentine's Day. The sailor stripes make for an instantly chic look. Made from 100 percent cotton, it's breathable and ideal for all kinds of weather.
Emi Jay 7 Days of the Week Gift Set
If she's always putting her hair up in that exact same claw clip, give her the gift of variety with this set. She'll receive five claw clips and two scrunchies for a new look every day of the week. We love the cheeky designs that pay homage to everyone's favorite Y2K brand, Juicy Couture.
Venus et Fleur Classic Collection Small Round
Surprise and delight with "eternal" roses as an elegant upgrade to the classic Valentine’s Day bouquet. These beautiful, top-quality roses come in a vessel inspired by Parisian hat boxes. The best part—the arrangement will last all year. Eternal roses for an eternal romance!
Parlovable Women's Cross Band Faux Fur Slippers
She’ll love you, even more, when she slips into these ultra-plush slippers. Made of supremely soft faux fur, they come in a range of shades and can be worn inside the house or out and about. It's a gift that’s sure to warm her heart—and her toes!
Knack The Herbivore Calm Experience Gift Set
If a hot bath is a way to her heart, she’ll love this thoughtful gift. The luxurious bath kit comes complete with all the ingredients she’ll need for a relaxing solo bath or a romantic soak for two.
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Elizabeth Maclennan has been writing about anniversary and wedding gifts and other shopping content for Brides since November 2019. She’s had 15 years of experience as a freelance prop and craft stylist with a specialty in interiors, crafts, and DIY projects. For this article, she researched the best gifts for a variety of interests and budgets.